Timothy W. Terry is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and his areas of practice include family law, divorce, child custody, property distribution, juvenile law, criminal defense, felonies, white collar crimes, probation, and personal injury.
Mr. Terry received his A.B. degree, Magna Cum Laude, in 1973 from Duke University, and his J.D. in 1976 from Florida State University. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1981. As a member of the Florida Bar, he was Chair of Grievance Committee C for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida in 1996, a member of the Rules and Forms Committee from 1996 to 1997, a member of the Legislation Committee from 1997 to 1998, and a member of the sections on trial lawyers, family law, and criminal law. He is also a member of the Orange County Bar Association, the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Mr. Terry served as a law clerk for the Honorable Charles R. Scott of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the Honorable Warren L. Jones of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and a staff law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He has also served as an Assistant State’s Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida from 1984-1993.
LITIGATION PERCENTAGE 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
BAR ADMISSIONS Florida, 1981
EDUCATION Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida J.D. - 1976 Duke University A.B. magna cum laude - 1973
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS Orange County Bar Association, Member The Florida Bar, Member, 1993 - 1996 The Florida Bar, Chair, Grievance Committee C, Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida, 1996 The Florida Bar, Member, Rules and Forms Committee, 1996 - 1997 The Florida Bar, Member, Legislation Committee, 1997 - 1998 The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section, Member The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member The Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section, Member Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Member Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS Hon. Charles R. Scott, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Law Clerk, 1977 Hon. Warren L. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Law Clerk, 1978 - 1980 U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Staff Law Clerk, 1977 - 1978 Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Assistant State Attorney, 1984 - 1993